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Stories tagged: auto racing

Iroc Race Produces Rock ‘N’ Roll Finish For Two Champs


Earnhardt, Marlin Gas Twin Rivals

Daytona 500 It used to be one of the most exciting days of Daytona Speed Weeks. Dale Earnhardt and Sterling Marlin turned it into a bore. Earnhardt and Marlin eliminated …

Top Drivers Apart In Qualifying Heats

Dale Jarrett and Dale Earnhardt need to handle a few minor details before the two race favorites collide in the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Jarrett, winner of the 1993 Daytona …

King Won’t Lose Sleep Over Petty Records

Richard Petty is about to lose one of his myriad NASCAR records. It didn’t have to be that way. Petty started 27 straight Daytona 500s, a mark that should fall …

As Usual, Earnhardt Finds Checkered Flag At Busch

Dale Earnhardt won the Busch Clash. So, what else is new? Earnhardt, the master of the trophy dash, led 18 of 20 laps on Daytona International Speedway’s 2-mile oval on …

Nascar Fines Three

Car owner Bill Davis, driver Randy LaJoie and crew chief Chris Hussey have been fined a total of $35,100 for having a hydraulic pump in their car to raise or …

Behind The 8-Ball Drivers Take Back Seat To Earnhardt’s Quest For Eighth Title

The record-setter is within Earnhardt’s grasp. Photo by Associated Press

Hill’s A Thrill

At Pomona, Calif, Eddie Hill won a title at the NHRA Winternationals at Pomona Raceway. Hill, from Wichita Falls, Texas, defeated Scott Kalitta in the Top Fuel final. Hill produced …

Dodge Race Field Set

NASCAR stars Ricky Rudd and Jeff Gordon and road racing specialist Hurley Haywood will fill out the 12-driver all-star field for the 1995 Dodge International Race of Champions series. The …

Don’t Call This Earnhardt A Good Ol’ Boy 22-Year-Old Daughter Of Dale Takes Her Turn Behind The Wheel

Being the son or daughter of a top race driver certainly has its rewards: beautiful homes stocked with toys like fourwheelers, motorcycles and boats. And there’s lots of interesting travel, …

Indy Speedway Lists Roger Penske, Others On Hall Of Fame Ballot



The McDonald’s American Cup and the International Mixed Pairs, events that will showcase gymnasts likely to compete at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, will be held in Seattle this year. …

Busch League Brimming With Confidence After 1994, Little Shifts His Standards Into High Gear

Spokane native Chad Little is gunning for victory lane. File/The Spokesman-Review

Penske Racing Team Has Boatload Of Good Times



Tommy Evans of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., rolled games of 269, 279 and 267 to jump from sixth to first after the fourth round of the Tri-Cities PBA Senior Classic at …